Energy & raw materials

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Director EngineeringGlobal group in the area construction and mining equipment> € 1 bnUS, Germany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

To emphasize new area in highly advanced development processes as part of corporate succession

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Highly experienced engineering manager placed

LONG-TERM RESULT

Five years after the placement, engineering is still the company business area most important for competition

Managing Director for Hospital GroupEnergy provider and plant manufacturer€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Retirement succession in the context of new content-related positioning

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Successful presentation of the position on the market; attracting especially highly qualified candidates

LONG-TERM RESULT

Transition to higher value services completed successfully with a significant increase in value-added

Member of the Management BoardEnergy utility and plant manufacturer€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

After various changes in the Management Board, stability was urgently required

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Benchmarking procedure on the market and facilitating placement procedure

LONG-TERM RESULT

Following a speedy appointment the desired stability was achieved

VP ProjectsPlant manufacturer for oil and gas industry> € 1 bnNetherlands

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Establishing a renewables business in cooperation with an Indian partner

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Executing an international placement procedure

LONG-TERM RESULT

The business was successful but remained a niche activity in the overall portfolio and was later reorganized

Leadership Advisory Corporate GovernanceRegional power utility€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Establishing a new remuneration system for the Executive Board

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Advising the chair of the supervisory board; facilitating a delicate situation within the supervisory board

LONG-TERM RESULT

New system was introduced; remuneration of the executive board members were adjusted

Commercial division board memberRegional power utility€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Long-serving successful board member retired; new appointment

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Definition of management focus for forthcoming period

LONG-TERM RESULT

Creation of a highly stable executive situation

Global Product Manager MiningAn owner-managed company in the heavy machinery industry; a world market leader and hidden champion> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Expand the company’s international presence in mining for further growth because other markets were largely saturated due to the company’s market dominance

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

International candidates from all over Europe presented

LONG-TERM RESULT

Growth prospects in global mining sector secured